Recent News on the Federal Circuit

Here is a report on recent news and commentary related to the Federal Circuit and its cases. Today’s report highlights:

  • a blog post about a recent Federal Circuit decision concerning patent eligibility and how it allegedly distinguishes between collection of information and use of information;
  • an article about another Federal Circuit decision concerning patent eligibility concluding that “two IBM patents directed to technology that allows users to select and view results on a map were directed to ineligible subject matter”; and
  • another article about the Federal Circuit “affirm[ing] a lower court decision to dismiss [a] . . . lawsuit seeking damages” for revocation of a payout from a “government fund for victims of state-sponsored terrorism.”
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Opinions & Orders – August 5, 2021

This morning the Federal Circuit issued a precedential opinion in a patent case in which the court reinstated a jury verdict of infringement over a dissent by Judge Prost. The court also issued an erratum. Here is the introduction to the opinion and a link to the erratum.

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